CsgE is a curli secretion specificity factor that prevents amyloid fibre aggregation.


Curli are extracellular amyloid fibres produced by Escherichia coli that are critical for biofilm formation and adhesion to biotic and abiotic surfaces. CsgA and CsgB are the major and minor curli subunits, respectively, while CsgE, CsgF and CsgG direct the extracellular localization and assembly of curli subunits into fibres. The secretion and stability of… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2958.2011.07706.x


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